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Plaque: MAR.C.29-1912

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Maker(s)

Wedgwood (Factory)

Description

Jasper, pale blue with white reliefs. Octagonal with reliefs on both sides. On the top, bottom, right and left edges there is a small hole. On one side is a procession of men and women moving towards a cylindrical altar on the right. On the other side there is a tree on the left, one seated, one kneeling, and two standing figures moving towards a male god or statue on the right.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.3 cm
Width: 2.3 cm

Relative size of this object

2.3 cm2.3 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1780 - 1800 1800

Note

Perhaps for a pendant

School or Style

Neoclassical

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Reliefs:

Materials used in production

Jasper ware

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.29-1912
Primary reference Number: 11426
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Plaque" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/11426 Accessed: 2021-10-21 15:26:18

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